TV news footage showing the damage caused by a collision between two naval vessels in the Clyde
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Shots of the Weapon Class Destroyer 'Battleaxe' and the 'Ursa' at Greenock after a collision on the Clyde, with close-ups showing damage to the side with the hull torn back, exposing the interior of the ship. Shots of sailers working on both ships. The Battleaxe is escorted by a tug boat and there are various shots of ships including a brief shot of a submarine.
Questions & Activities
- What do you think happened to this ship?
- What types of ships can you see?
- Why are these ships in the Clyde?
- What ships are being built on the Clyde today?
- Why are there warships in the Clyde when there is no war?
History: Research the Military presence and facilities on the Clyde, Loch Long, Gare Loch, Faslane, Holy Loch.
History / Media Studies: Film your own news report interviewing eye witnesses and recording your own voiceover as a news piece. Discuss what other vessels use the waters and the conflict this can create.
Technologies: Study the design of battleships past and present.
|Resource Rights Holder||National Library of Scotland|
|School Subject||Geography, History, Technologies, Art and Design, Media Studies|
|Subject Matter||Home Front: World War 2|
|Who||Templar Film Studios (production company)|
|Attributes||Black and White, Silent|